Disorders Teacher Resources
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Autism And The Brain
Help your class understand Autism. They conduct research into how the brain is effected by the disorder of autism. Then they write a letter to the Center For Disease Control about their findings and forward some of the new research to them.
6th - 8th Science 15 Views 61 Downloads
Special Education Plan
Special needs students practice completing everyday tasks such as organizing a day plan, reading a clock and completing simple math problems. They define the proper learning techniques for their disorder and utilize props in learning environments.
4th - 5th Science 84 Views 309 Downloads
Nervous System Disorders
In this nervous system instructional activity, students use the internet to research 4 nervous system disorders. Students write down the cause, symptoms, and treatments for each disorder researched. This instructional activity is a graphic organizer.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
The Terrors of Sleep Paralysis
Half of the population experiences sleep paralysis at least once in their lives, and it can be a truly unique and terrifying ordeal. Discover how cultures across the world have offered various paranormal explanations for this phenomenon, and then delve into the complicated science that involves an abnormal overlap between REM and the waking stages of sleep.
5 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Explore the idea of self-esteem through different mediums. Research what is needed for increased self-esteem: list three things one might do well in, take a photo of an activity where each student is performing well, and examine how the media affects the ways students see each other.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
To Sleep, Perchance to Dream
Sleep, as another form of consciousness, gets the Crash Course treatment in the ninth video in a 13-part, introduction to psychology course. Information about the four stages of sleep, sleep disorders, and dream interpretation theories is presented.
11 mins 9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Every City Needs Healthy Honey Bees
"With the declining numbers of bees, the cost of over 130 fruit and vegetable crops that we rely on for food is going up in price." While scientist Noah Wilson-Rich uses the plight of honey bees as the main focus of his presentation, this is actually a great resource to begin a discussion on what the future holds for urban agriculture.
13 mins 9th - 12th Science 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Your Brain is More Than a Bag of Chemicals
In a 15-minute lecture, a neurobiologist expounds upon the function of the human brain. So many of the pharmaceuticals prescribed for psychiatric disorders have unacceptable side effects. He shares current research that holds hope for more specific remedies for specific illnesses.
15 mins 11th - Higher Ed Science 6 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Diagnosing a Zombie: Brain and Body
Could zombies be driven by brain functions just like humans? This is a creative way to demonstrate to your class how we can use evidence and reasoning to diagnose particular situations, as well as to provide young learners with an overview of how behavioral abnormalities are rooted in the brain.
4 mins 9th - 12th Science 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Case of the Vanishing Honeybees
It's time for CSI: Honeybees! The numbers of domesticated honeybees in the US have been diminishing at an astounding rate, and investigators are out to find out why. The included video features three possible explanations and illuminates why the problem is so urgent.
4 mins 6th - 9th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
When Food Becomes A Problem
Young scholars evaluate signs and symptoms of eating disorders, evaluate short-term and long-term effects of eating disorders on the body and emotions, and describe anorexia, bulimia and binge eating. They create "WANTED" posters that focus on counteracting the cultural fixation on being thin, and on looking past the physical appearance of others.
6th - 12th Health 3 Views 27 Downloads
Movie Presentation Parent Letter and Slip
This is a detailed movie presentation permission slip that begins by explaining to parents the choice of the movie(s) and what questions will be addressed after viewing the film. While designed for a psychology course assignment, you can edit the document to meet your individual curriculum needs.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 6 Downloads
If You Were a Parent, Would You Buy a Doll that Misrepresented Your Values?
Barbie and Ken. Disney princesses and GI Joe. Empowering toys or self-esteem wreckers? Class members poll one another about their response to the question of whether or not they would buy these types of toys for their children. To inform their opinions, class members read an article of background information, an annotated academic article, and an evidence and perspectives sheet.
7th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads